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TRENDS INSIGHT: KI’s Gary Pope on the power of nostalgia

When times are tough, we – much like hermit crabs – like to return to what we know, to what makes us feel secure. It’s innate. It’s self-preservation. And we do it with everything, from the food we eat, to the content we consume, to the toys we play with. …

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Playmobil UK welcomes Kate Holman to the team

Kate Holman has joined Playmobil as the new Senior National Account Manager with a focus on the toy specialist channel. Kate brings with her a wealth of knowledge and industry experience, having held a senior national account role at Kids2 for the last three years, as well as buyer roles …

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PLAYMOBIL introduces Duck on Call

PLAYMOBIL is introducing a new theme world and animated series featuring Ducklas, a cheeky boy trapped in a duck’s body, who leads exciting missions together with his three young friends – a firefighter, policewoman and emergency doctor. The new PLAYMOBIL sets are designed to be full of innovation and offer …

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No further PLAYMOBIL supplies for Russia

Concerned about the developments in Ukraine, The Horst Brandstätter Group has decided to stop supplying products of its two company brands PLAYMOBIL and LECHUZA to Russia with immediate effect. For the year 2022, Horst Brandstätter Group had budgeted a turnover of around 10 million euros for both companies in Russia. …

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PLAYMOBIL targets anime fans with NARUTO figures

Just in time for the 20th anniversary of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, PLAYMOBIL is releasing new figures from the cult anime series. Based on the manga comic of the same name, the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN anime series follows the adventures of the ninja Naruto. In time for the show’s special birthday later this year, 24 …

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PLAYMOBIL reveals 5-year sustainability plan and Discover the Planet range

Horst Brandstätter Group, owners of the PLAYMOBIL and LECHUZA brands, has set itself ambitious corporate sustainability goals. By 2027, the group of companies is to be climate-neutral and responsible for zero greenhouse gas emissions. The Group is already involved in off-shore wind parks and is to invest around 50 million …

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Playmobil debuts Mini Cooper

Symbolising the style and spontaneity of 1960s culture, the Mini Cooper is a much-loved classic of British design – now captured in a miniature PLAYMOBIL format that kidults and kids will love. The Mini Cooper from PLAYMOBIL (L 18.5cm x D 10cm x H 8cm) features authentic details such as …

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PLAYMOBIL withdraws from Q1 2022 trade shows

The Horst Brandstätter Group has made the decision for its PLAYMOBIL business unit not to be present on site at any trade fair in Q1 2022. This concerns the trade fairs in London and Poland. A spokesperson said: “Our primary goal is to ensure that all employees, their families and …

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From PLAYMOBIL With Love: toy company releases James Bond Aston Martin DB5 – Goldfinger Edition

One of the most iconic cars in cinematic history, James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5, has been released today by PLAYMOBIL. The legendary vehicle from Goldfinger (1964) is synonymous with the 007 film series and has now been adapted into an authentic replica by PLAYMOBIL for the first time, in a …

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Toy Shop UK reveals the 2021 Independent Toy Awards Winners

STEAM-inspired play, sustainability, and pop culture licensing have emerged as key themes among the winners of this year’s Independent Toy Awards, revealed this week by the awards’ organiser, Toy Shop UK. The 14th annual iteration of the coveted awards, the ITA have been established in order to showcase what the …

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